Forthcoming Events

2020 Workshops to be held at Monkland Village Hall

(see contact page for directions)

Saturday 15th February & 14th March (10.00 – 13.00)

Beginners Workshop – led by Stephen Hutchinson

First session will include using Uncials, second session will move on to Capitals

Saturday 29th February 2020 – David Bingham 

Creating a Haiku

A Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five


Including the opportunity to revisist Val Yost’s Japanese style script , with assistance from Caroline Owen-Thomas providing technical support.

Saturday 28th March 2020 – Josie Brown

“ Dressed Letters”


A fast & furious whirlwind tour of all sorts of contemporary letters, dressed up in a variety of finery –  using lots of different tools, colour mediums and processes.

Saturday 18th April – Val Yost

“Between the Lines”


Modified Capitals using Graphite and Coloured pencils, or pointed pen, working in a small maze book.

Saturday 16th May – David Simons

Hand Lettering


Learn how to create styles of lettering to convey the message of your words.

Saturday 13th June – Janet Smith



“Breaking the Rules”

Saturday 11th July 2020 – Rachel Yallop

“Drawn and Shaded Letters”


A workshop in charcoal

Saturday 26th September – Nick Caulkin

“Backgrounds in Watercolour  pencils and Chalk pastels”

Saturday 17th October & Sunday 18th October – Marion McKenzie

“Silk to Stone”

Saturday 14th November – Peter Lloyd

“What have the Uncials ever done for us”

For further details please contact Kris on 01544 327657

Your place is guaranteed on receipt of your cheque

(Full day £18 – Members or £21 – Guests) 
Most of the workshops are suitable for beginners and/or those with more experience, but have a chat with Kris if you are unsure.